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Town Square Municipal Park

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Address: 560 West Fifth Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Fri 06:00 - 23:00
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Flower heaven in city centre

This park is located right in the city centre along 5th Avenue. It has plenty of flowers and benches to sit and rest especially after shopping. Clean.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This park is located right in the city centre along 5th Avenue. It has plenty of flowers and benches to sit and rest especially after shopping. Clean.

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were walking around the down town of Anchorage and found the Town Square Municipal Park. There isn't a lot to it but if you like flowers you will enjoy strolling through the park to see the flowers. It doesn't take long to see it. When we were there we saw people having coffee and enjoying the day.

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Thank SueinSalem
Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a small city park (about 1 square block) that is across the street from the Convention and Visitors Center where tour buses stop, and next to the Aurora Movie attraction. We strolled through on our walking tour of downtown. There are colorful murals on the adjacent buildings and beautiful gardens for the summer. When we visited, the fountain... More 

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Thank CrankingChick
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Plenty of black-billed Magpie to be found here, short garden strips, but not a place to loiter - I'm sure it's safe but characters hanging around left me feeling otherwise.

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Thank Alice R
Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Not a place to sit back and enjoy the plants or flowers. Sad really, to see so many homeless and drug users in the city center. We had to walk past here to get to a restaurant. Didn't feel like a safe place even in the day time. Needs a lot of clean up.

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Thank seetheworld2014
Eagle River, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

The old (broken) fountain was removed a couple of days ago. The landscape is scheduled for a remodel. As it stands now, this a favorite hangout for drug users. With the remodel, the park will be a much more "open concept" space with fewer "hiding places."

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Thank AKcabingirlA
Eagle River, Alaska
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Anchorage has a long history of incompetence. This park proves it. The park is completely overrun with addicts and vagrants. They come from their camps and elsewhere to do drugs like spice and heroin. Booze bottles and needles Are easy to find here. You will be harassed by lowlifes. They cut down old evergreens to keep an eye on the... More 

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Thank Terry T
Anchorage, Alaska
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

This park should have security keeping the rif-raf out. It is embarrassing to see this in the middle of the city. Would never take friends here. Unfortunately, you have to walk around this to get to some of the eateries and events and the downtown mall.

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Thank loonalaska
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

The city plants really pretty gardens every summer, color-coordinated. In winter, there is an ice sculpture display around new year's.

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Thank ABrue
Houma, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Never would we have believed that so many flowers in Alaska. The sun shines 24-7 I'm the summer. Short growing season but beautiful flowers.

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Thank HENRY T

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